Carbon Zero Challenge 2018, IIT Madras, Eco Innovation Contest, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 31st July - 15th August 2018

  • Category: Eco Innovation Contest
  • Start Date: 31st July 2018
  • End Date: 15th August 2018
  • Event Mode: Venue
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Carbon Zero Challenge 2018


Carbon Zero Challenge 2019 is an Eco-innovation contest hosted by IIT Madras in collaboration with Virtusa and Shaastra 2019 . It aims to motivate and nurture youth and professionals towards Eco-Entrepreneurship in Energy and Environmental sector.

Carbon Zero Challenge (CZeroC) is a Green Business Idea Competition. It’s a unique one-of-its-kind initiative pioneered by Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). CZeroC 2019 uniqueness lies in its multi-stage support to the participants. It not only seeks innovative ideas, but additionally supports the best performing teams to build working prototypes, by providing them ‘Financial and Mentor Support.

CZeroC 2019 Offers:

  • Start-up support fund for the winner team
  • Funding support of ‘up to Rs. 5 Lakhs per team’ for selected teams to build prototypes
  • Mentorship from Subject Experts
  • Entrepreneurship training and certification’ for selected teams


Launch of czc July 2018
First round of shortlisting August 2018
Second round of shortlisting September 2018
Mid term review of shortlisted application January 2019
Demo day and announcement of winning team May 2019

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